Hormone boost makes wild seals spend more time with each other [ Bit.ly Link ]
Hormone boost makes wild seals spend more time with each other
Alison Robinson
Ute Wellenberg
Manchester terror attack - Phillips O’Brien, Professor of Strategic Studies in the School of International Relations, says instant military response is not the answer. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Manchester terror attack Phillips OBrien Professor of Strategic Studies in the School
Molly Davidson
Alice Devlin
Michael Mullan
Congratulations to third year student Sjoukje Iijstra, who was presented with the St Andrews Student Leader of the Year Award. Sjoukje was recognised for the impact of her leadership across various ‘women in tech’ initiatives, and was presented with a certificate and £300 towards a development event of her choice.

Now in its second year, the Student Leader of the Year award recognises and...
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Congratulations to third year student Sjoukje Iijstra who was presented with the
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From body-snatchers to poets, inventors and politicians, a new online database at the University of St Andrews is providing a fascinating insight into the lives of former staff and students.
From bodysnatchers to poets inventors and politicians a new online database at

2017 | Body snatchers to politicians – the secret history of St Andrews | University of St Andrews

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Agnes Speed
Agnes Speed
Dr Anindya Raychaudhuri from our School of English has made a short film with the BBC about food and nostalgia. Published by BBC Arts - Dr Raychaudhuri visits an Indian grocery shop in Glasgow to investigate and rehabilitate the nostalgia it triggers about his childhood in India and aspects of more recent British Asian history.
Dr Anindya Raychaudhuri from our School of English has made a short

The Land of Might Have Been, BBC Arts - BBC Arts

bbc.co.uk
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Shruthi Swaminathan
And now for something completely different..

Comedian, broadcaster and writer Michael Palin is to be awarded an honorary degree by the University of St Andrews next month.

The ex-Python will be joined by figures from the worlds of science, literature, religion, film and broadcasting during the University’s summer graduation ceremonies.

Mr Palin – who will receive his degree on Friday 23...
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Pedro Henrique Godoy
Emma Anderson
George Burns
Throwback Thursday #Maythefourthbewithyou
Throwback Thursday Maythefourthbewithyou
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Jason Bruck
Doug Eberlin
Thank you to all our graduates and friends for helping ensure access to education and research continues to define Scotland and its place in the world. #1bnUniDonations
Thank you to all our graduates and friends for helping ensure access

#1bnUniDonations

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Seals may experience hearing loss from underwater vessel noise, according to new research. The study compares seals inhabiting the UK’s busy shipping lanes to humans living in noisy cities. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Seals may experience hearing loss from underwater vessel noise according to new
Lyn Reynolds
A new international survey has estimated there are more than 1.5 million whales, dolphins and porpoises in the European Atlantic. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A new international survey has estimated there are more than 15 million
William Rushton
Well done to the St Andrews British Red Cross Group and Fellowship volunteers who followed this morning's #MayDip with a beach clean-up.
Well done to the St Andrews British Red Cross Group and Fellowship
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Alexandra Georges-Picot
Emma Ritson
A 20-second dip clip:
A 20second dip clip

20 second May Dip

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Ashley Llewellyn
Freyja HS
Another St Andrews first - drone footage of the May Dip, giving us a seagull's-eye view of one of our unique traditions: [ Vimeo.com Link ]
Another St Andrews first drone footage of the May Dip giving us

May Dip - Sunrise

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David Häfner
Lauren Ness
Happy May Day - when students of St Andrews gather on East Sands at sunrise to wash away the mistakes of the year by running into the freezing waters of the North Sea. Did you take the dip? Share your photos with us. (Image shown courtesy of Smart History).
Happy May Day when students of St Andrews gather on East Sands
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Nathalie Moll
Lynda Williams
Congratulations to our Saints Sport - University of St Andrews
Saints Golf performance squad on securing their first British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championship in 19 years. #sportysaints
Congratulations to our Saints Sport University of St Andrews
"This all-time high is a great endorsement of what St Andrews stands for. Our values are those of a small, Scottish, and highly international university. We are outward looking, inclusive and focused on excellence." - Principal Professor Sally Mapstone on the The Complete University Guide Ranking of St Andrews as Top University in Scotland and third in the UK.

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This alltime high is a great endorsement of what St Andrews stands
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The University's new nursery was officially opened at the East Sands yesterday (Wednesday 26 April 2017).

The new purpose-built Roseangle House Nursery at the University of St Andrews offers 44 full and part-time places for the children of staff, students and local residents.

The nursery was opened by Principal Professor Sally Mapstone, who met some budding future Saints and spoke of her...
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The Universitys new nursery was officially opened at the East Sands yesterday
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Kara Osborne
LIVE NOW: Prof Ali Watson of the School of International Relations & Third Generation Project Think Tank giving evidence at The Scottish Parliament Equalities and Human Rights Committee on the impact of #Brexit

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LIVE NOW Prof Ali Watson of the School of International Relations Third
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Rachel Moreland
Published today, The Complete University Guide 2018 has named the University of St Andrews top in Scotland and third in the UK, securing its highest ever position in the rankings.

Welcoming the news, Principal Professor Sally Mapstone said: “This all-time high is a great endorsement of what St Andrews stands for. Our values are those of a small, Scottish, and highly international university....
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Published today The Complete University Guide 2018 has named the University of
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